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By shad0wboss, Senior Member on 19th August 2014, 12:21 PM
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19th August 2014, 02:25 PM |#11  
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well well well, I just checked and there's an update, 4.4.2.

Do you think that I should update this or are there battery or other stability issues with 4.4.2

go ahead with the update.

-Just a side note, I know you don't wish to unlock or s-off but if you ever wants to s-off, it will become harder with each ota updates (s-off exploit are patched with OTA). So if you want to s-off, do it now it will be easier. If you dont want S-OFF, proceed with the update.

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and check updates again after applying this one, you'll probably get prompted to install 1 or 2 more
 
 
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go ahead with the update.

-Just a side note, I know you don't wish to unlock or s-off but if you ever wants to s-off, it will become harder with each ota updates (s-off exploit are patched with OTA). So if you want to s-off, do it now it will be easier. If you dont want S-OFF, proceed with the update.

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and check updates again after applying this one, you'll probably get prompted to install 1 or 2 more

So with S-off, i can flash any RUU, even if I want to downgrade? Also can i do it without unlocking the bootloader.

If so, can you direct me towards the procedure?
19th August 2014, 02:41 PM |#13  
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So with S-off, i can flash any RUU, even if I want to downgrade? Also can i do it without unlocking the bootloader.

If so, can you direct me towards the procedure?

yes you can flash any RUU with s-off: signed ruu, decrypted ruu, lower/higher version, other version ruu (require to change CID/MID)

you will need to unlock bootloader to s-off
  1. unlock bootloader
  2. flash twrp recovery
  3. root
  4. flash an unsecured kernel or flash a custom rom pre-rooted that comes with an unsecured kernel
  5. s-off using rumrunner
With s-off, you can set back to bootloader to LOCKED (not relocked) like if it was never unlocked and you can remove the TAMPERED flag from bootloader.
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19th August 2014, 03:50 PM |#14  
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yes you can flash any RUU with s-off: signed ruu, decrypted ruu, lower/higher version, other version ruu (require to change CID/MID)

you will need to unlock bootloader to s-off

  1. unlock bootloader
  2. flash twrp recovery
  3. root
  4. flash an unsecured kernel or flash a custom rom pre-rooted that comes with an unsecured kernel
  5. s-off using rumrunner
With s-off, you can set back to bootloader to LOCKED (not relocked) like if it was never unlocked and you can remove the TAMPERED flag from bootloader.

can you link me to the best and user friendly method here on xda for all that?
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can you link me to the best and user friendly method here on xda for all that?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/htc-one#root
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2488772
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